Bula Elite

Financial planning for short as well as long term needs can be a challenge. Imagine a product that delivers this whilst ensuring financial protection for your loved ones. We've got the solution for you. Bula Elite is an innovative life insurance solution that can assist you balance your short term and long term needs with regular cash payouts. You receive 10% of the base Sum Insured on your policy every 3 years and 100% plus any declared bonuses at maturity.

Enjoy regular returns and obtain peace of mind with Bula Elite.

Features and Benefits

  • Select a policy term of 15, 21 or 25 years.
  • Provides cash returns every 3 years (except for the 25 year term). The payout at each interval is 10% of the base sum insured.
  • Guaranteed payment of 100% of the base sum insured plus declared bonuses at the end of the policy term.
  • Bonuses are declared annually and added to your policy on a compounding basis.
  • Cover your spouse (legal or defacto) as the second life insured with a term life rider benefit.
  • You can also cover your spouse with the accidental death rider benefit.

Here is an example of payouts, including maturity payment for the different policy terms. The information shown is an illustration only.

 

 Policy Term (yrs)  Years and percentage payout
   Year 3  Year 6  Year 9  Year 12  Year 15  Year 18  Year 21  Year 25  Total Payout
 15  10%  10%  10%  10% 100%*        140%*
 21  10% 10%   10%  10% 10%  10%  100%*    160%*
 25  10% 10%   10% 10%  10%  10%  10%  100%*  170%*

* Bonuses (if declared) are added to the 100% maturity payout.

 

  • On untimely loss, guaranteed payment of 100% of the base sum insured plus declared bonuses. If total premiums less prior cash payouts are higher than the sum insured, total premiums less the prior payouts plus declared bonuses will be paid.
  • The security of world wide protection covers you 24 hours a day anywhere in the world.
  • Policy debts (if any) will be deducted from all payments made.

Built-in Benefits

These benefits are included in your policy:

Terminal Illness

50% of the sum insured plus declared bonuses if the life insured is diagnosed to be terminally ill and has less than 6 months to live. The remaining 50% of the sum insured and declared bonuses is payable on the death of the life insured.

Immediate Interim Accidental Cover

As soon as your completed life insurance application is provided to your sales advisor, an accidental death cover of $50,000 or the sum insured of your base cover (whichever is lesser), will apply. This benefit will cease after 60 days from the date of your application or the date that the application is accepted, declined, withdrawn or cancelled, whichever is earlier.

Cash Value

Bula Elite accumulates a 'Cash Value' if your policy remains in force for 3 consecutive years and 3 years premiums are fully paid.

 

Rider Benefits - Optional

Enhance the value of your cover with one or more of the following rider benefits:

Term Life

This benefit provides cover that is payable on the death of the life insured. This payment is in addition to the base sum insured. This benefit can be taken up by the first and/or second life insured.

Accidental Death Benefit

An additional sum insured payable in the event the life insured dies through accidental means. This cover can be taken up by the first and/or second life insured.

Total and Permanent Disability

This benefit provides cover in the event of total and permanent disablement of the first life insured through accident or illness whereby the insured is unable to work again.

Waiver Premium for Disability

Future premiums will be waived if the waiver life* is totally and permanently disabled. This benefit cannot be taken if there is a second life insured.

Waiver Premium for Death and Disability

Future premiums will be waived if the waiver life* dies or is totally and permanently disabled. This benefit cannot be taken if there is a second life insured.

Critical Illness

This benefit provides cover for certain defined illnesses and conditions that are likely to have a serious effect on the first life insured's lifestyle.

* Waiver Life refers to person that has taken a Waiver Cover on their life.


Premium payments

  • Premiums are based on your age, the selected policy term and the results of the underwriting assessment.
  • Premiums for the base Bula Elite cover are fixed and only paid over the first 10 years, regardless of the Policy Term.
  • Premiums for Rider Benefits will be payable over the selected benefit term. Certain Rider Benefits have the option of level or stepped premiums.
  • For level premium, the premiums payable for the Rider Benefit will remain the same during the benefit term. The sum insured for the Rider Benefit on level premiums will reduce on each policy anniversary.
  • For stepped premium, the premiums payable for the Rider Benefit are subject to increase at each policy anniversary. The sum insured for the Rider Benefit will remain the same throughout the benefit term.

Payment Channels

Your premiums can be paid through the following channels:

  • Online payment via internet banking
  • Mobile payment via BSP's SMS Banking, Digicel and Vodafone
  • Standing Instructions via bank transfers
  • Direct payment at our Customer Service Centres
  • Salary deductions from source from an established group scheme.

Payment Modes

You can use the following modes when making premium payments:

  • Lump sum payment
  • Annual, semi-annual, quarterly
  • Monthly or fortnightly

 How can I apply?

The steps to apply are very simple and easy to follow:

  1. Complete an application form with a licensed sales advisor. Disclosure of any material facts relating to health issues is very important.
  2. If your age next birthday is between 41 to 45 and your sum insured is greater than $200,000, a medical examination and some tests will be required.
  3. If your age next birthday is between 46 to 50 and your sum insured is greater than $180,000, a medical examination and some tests will be required.
  4. If you are 50 years and over, a medical examination will be required.
  5. For personal insurance cover a copy of a valid identification card or passport is required together with proof of your current residential address, occupation, and source of income.
  6. BSP Life will then consider your proposal and advise whether cover will be provided.

 

Click here to download the Life Insurance Application form or call 132 700 to contact your BSP Life Agent. Alternatively, you can also click here to contact or visit your nearest BSP Life Sales Office.

Download Bula Elite Brochure

NOTE: Information in this web page is not legally binding. All details however are outlined in the Insurance Policy Document.

*Terms and conditions apply